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Rachel Lane

Rachel Lane was a program associate in the Institute’s Center for Oral History from 2021 until early 2024. She conducted oral history interviews, edited transcripts for readability and clarity, and assisted in maintaining the oral history collection in the Science History Institute Digital Collections.

Rachel holds a BA in history and Spanish from Hillsdale College and an MA in history with an emphasis in public history from Norwich University.

More from Rachel Lane

Institute’s Rachel Lane Named 2023 Women@MIT Fellow for ‘Mapping Migration’ Project

Interactive story map uses oral histories to highlight the experiences of 18 international women at MIT.

World map with tags of image locations

Women@MIT Fellowship Projects

Learn about exciting projects that use archives and technology to contribute to greater understanding of the history of women at MIT and in STEM.

The Faces of the American Chemical Society

Celebrate National Chemistry Week with a look at five trailblazing ACS presidents.

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Migrating Science: Stories of Immigration and Innovation

This ExhibitLab display featured oral history interview excerpts, museum objects, and archival materials from our collections.

Black and white illustration of 2 figures standing on a cliff looking at the Colorado River

Natural Passions

How protected lands inspire scientific pursuits.

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Stomping the Margarine

Life when we had to color our food.